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#173 – The south-east mountains of the Carneddau

Our short outing onto the north-western hills of the Carneddau (see post #172) had the feel of a spring day about it, and with a few more days of settled sunny weather on the way, I decided to make the … Continue reading

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#171 – Visiting the neighbours – Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation

Each spring, my mountain rescue team (North East Wales Search And Rescue) go on-call for an evening and night looking after our neighbouring area, while the resident team (Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation) have their annual dinner dance – it’s … Continue reading

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#170 – The Cambrian Mountains of Mid-Wales

Although many in the UK will remember the late summer of 2014 that lasted from September until the end of November, it’s easy to forget that August was well rainy, and Chris and I spent a soggy few days in … Continue reading

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#169 – Brecon Beacons day – Craig Fan Du, Corn Du, Pen y Fan and Cribyn

Living on the edge of the Clwydian Hills, with Snowdonia just an hour away by car, it’s easy to ignore the other hills and mountains of Wales. Last summer we took a trip south including a couple of days out … Continue reading

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#168 – Mynydd Sygyn and the Pass of Aberglaslyn

Winter in Snowdonia (JB) As I write this, Snowdonia has been transformed to an Alpine Winter Paradise, with people enjoying the snow-covered mountains. What have I been up to, you may wonder – I’ll tell what I’ve been up to, … Continue reading

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#167 – More Carneddau wanderings

After the recent cold spell and storm force winds it’s difficult to remember that autumn in the UK was one long extended summer (OK, I exaggerate just a little!). It was late November when we decided on a Carneddau day … Continue reading

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#166 – Happy New Year for 2015

Hope you all had a Happy Christmas, and wishing you a Happy New Year for 2015, From Chris, ‘Mist’ and meself! (Now, can I remember how to get Chris back to her normal size ……..?)

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